The Macallan Whisky Distillery

The Macallan distillery started out life as the Elchies Distillery, which was founded by Alexander Reid in 1824. It is located not far from the River Spey and is nearby a ford, which local farmers used to drive cattle across the river. Over the 19th century, the distillery was expanded. In the 20th century, however, it became really big, with its stills doubled to twelve in 1965, a further six added in 1974 and three more installed in 1975. The reason for this, was the increasing demand for Macallan whiskies. Thanks to an excellent wood policy, which makes use of superb American bourbon barrels and Spanish sherry casks, Macallan is regularly awarded top prizes by the critics. The style is fruity and very malty...

The Macallan Whisky Distillery

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At the very top of The Macallan's no age statement 1824 Series is Ruby, the darkest of the four expressions on account of having spent the longest time in the highest quality sherry casks.  More info
The 1996 vintage of Macallan's simply marvellous 18 year old single malt, aged in Sherry casks from Jerez, Spain. Well Sherried and rich, these releases from the distillery in Speyside are often...  More info
A very special 10 year old Macallan, aged exclusively in the finest Oloroso sherry casks sourced from a top supplier in Jerez, Spain.  More info
Sitting between Amber and Ruby, Sienna is the third level in The Macallan's no age statement 1824 Series. With natural colour, the series is also exclusively sherry matured, with the Speyside...  More info
The second level bottling in The Macallan's new 1824 Series, named after the year the distillery was founded. Amber is darker than Gold but not as dark as Sienna, in a range with no age statements...  More info
The Macallan Gold comes from the distillery's new range of whiskies without age statements. The focus here is on the colour, and the idea is the darker the spirit, the older it is…  More info
This is the legendary 21 year old from Macallan's superb Fine Oak range of Speyside whisky aged in both sherry and bourbon casks.  More info
A Directors' Cut bottling of Macallan single malt Scotch whisky, bottled by Douglas Laing. It matured in a single hogshead for 25 years, from May 1988 to December 2013. 117 bottles were produced.  More info

A stunning pack of 2x 35cl bottles from The Macallan to mark the 60th anniversary of the Queens's Coronation. David Holmes designed the exquisite packaging whilst the...  More info
A limited edition release from The Macallan's Masters of Photography project, this time with photos taken by Elliott Erwitt during his Great Scottish Adventure. For each of the 58 photos used, a...  More info
This whisky is based on The Bar photography print by Annie Leibovitz of Kevin McKidd. Only 285 bottles were produced from a single cask to create this highly collectable whisky.  More info
Print 32 from the fourth Masters of Photography project by Macallan features a countryside scene taken on the Isle of Lewis by Elliott Erwitt. It comes with a handmade 35cl glass flask of single cask...  More info
Elliott Erwitt's Great Scottish Adventure is the fourth project from Macallan's Masters of Photography series. It features 58 single cask whiskies which has been paired with 58 of Erwitt's photos of...  More info
Anne Liebovitz took photographs of the actor Kevin McKidd for the Master of Photography range of collectable Macallan single malt whiskies. Only 245 bottles of The Skyline were released.  More info
A vintage 1950 Macallan single malt Scotch whisky, which we believe to have been bottled in the early 1980s. Adorned with a red ribbon and presented in a traditionally styled wooden case, this is a...  More info
A 1995 vintage of The Macallan's classic 18 Year Old Sherry Oak. Dried fruit and spices abound from this revered dram with delicious vanilla toffee making an appearance too. Textbook Sherry matured...  More info
A bottling of Macallan single malt Scotch whisky, which was finished in first-fill 50 litre Pedro Ximénez casks. These specially coopered casks have greater surface area to volume ratios, meaning the...  More info
This is Batch 4 of Macallan single malt Scotch whisky from That Boutique-y Whisky Company. The label for this richly flavoured Speyside single malt Scotch whisky features an inquisitive giant having a...  More info
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Macallan's 25 Sherry Oak is aged in top-quality Spanish Oloroso sherry casks sourced from Jerez. It is so good it was awarded a perfect score of 100 out of 100 from the...  More info
In honour of the 15th anniversary of Hunter Laing's Old Malt Cask range, the independent bottler has released a selection of excellent whiskies, all at cask strength and presented with the traditional...  More info
This is batch 3 of Macallan from That Boutique-y Whisky Company – a release of 350 numbered bottles of rich, cask-strength Speyside malt. The bottles are adorned with an illustration of a bearded...  More info
Part of the Speymalt collection from Gordon & MacPhail which complies whiskies from one of the most famous Speyside distilleries, Macallan. This bottling was distilled in 1970 and aged in a sherry...  More info
Part of the Gran Reserva releases from The Macallan in the late 1990s/early 2000s, this is the 1979 vintage 18 year old single malt Scotch whisky. The Gran Reserva series was made to highlight an...  More info
Macallan's 10 year old Fine Oak is named for its maturation - in a mix of the very finest Kentucky bourbon casks and sherry casks from Jerez, Spain.  More info
Distilled at The Macallan in 1990 and aged for over 22 years in cask 16050, it has been bottled at natural cask strength as part of the Mackillop's Choice range.  More info
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